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Liverpool to Europe Fred. Olsen Borealis Cruise Reviews

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UK South Coast and Scottish Scenic Cruising
"The weather was poor for this cruise, so the lack of good sunny areas to sit were not a problem, in fact the more enclosed prom deck, (compared to the previous ships), was a good place to be when the scenic cruising was taking place as it was windy and showery.We went on a three-hour walking tour of Falmouth, (around Pendenis Peninsula) along with quieter parts of the town, which was good, though as we were told once on the ship that the port would need tenders, it took an extra half hour each end for the tendering process (so four hours in total)...."Read More
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1-10 of 11 Liverpool to Europe Fred. Olsen Borealis Cruise Reviews


Well appointed but an attitude change may be required

Review for Borealis to Baltic Sea

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flycgb
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose the cruise as it was easier for us to reach Liverpool and was less likely to be affected by an increase in Covid infections The ship itself is very well refurbished from Holland America line. It is excellently appointed and did not disappoint in this regard. For health reasons we selected using the Freedom fare, a Premier Suite close to a lift and friends. We have mobility issues and ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

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Disappointing first time cruise with Fred Olson

Review for Borealis to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Dorisd64
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool which is only thirty minutes away from were we live. We usually sail from Southampton. This is our 11th cruise and our first time with Fred Olson. I would like to start with the positives. Embarkation was quick. Our luggage was taken off us as we arrived and was in our cabin an hour later. We opted for an inside cabin. We usually have a ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


expectations sqashed

Review for Borealis to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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debsian55
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

we arrived today for our cruise on the Borealis, albeit it should have been the Blackwatch. The cruise has been booked for other 2 years and the only reason we booked it was that we had cruised on the Balmoral the sister ship to the Blackwatch and the balcony suite was exceptional, our friends had also cruised on the Blackwatch and they assured me the balcony suite on there was equally as good. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Classic Iceland cruise on the MS Borealis.

Review for Borealis to Europe - All

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n.cartwright
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Just returned from a 9 night cruise to Iceland on the MS Borealis. What an amazing country. Nothing like I have experienced before. Sailed from Liverpool with Fred Olsen on one of the new ships to the fleet, the MS Borealis. The ship was traditional and tidy, very well appointed and clean, with so many bars, lounges and other public areas to use whilst on board. Going north in the middle ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


WE WOULD CRUISE AGAIN WITH FRED OLSEN

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Fluffychris
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to get away from home before we went "stir crazy" it has been a difficult 18 months! We fancied some winter sun but didn't want to sit in a 'plane for 4 hours, so went on a Fred Olsen 14 day cruise around the Canary Islands on the Borealis. This is not a new ship but Fred Olsen has done an excellent job of refurbishment; we were impressed with the overall standard of decoration and ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


First Time Lucky

Review for Borealis to Mediterranean

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Newcruiser2035
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We were originally scheduled to take this cruise in October 2020 but were able to postpone it with little or no fuss and at the price we originally paid. We had been on river cruises previously, but had not taken a sea cruise before so weren't sure what to expect. Check-in though lengthy because of covid requirements, was smooth and efficient, and to be honest the precautions were reassuring. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Comfortable and safe return to cruising

Review for Borealis to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Handy Towne
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were wary of returning to cruising as it is a very different world to our last cruise in December 2019 but we came home, having thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and having felt safe throughout the 11 daýs - so much so that we have booked another cruise for December. You could ask for nothing more, from Fred Olsen, to reassure you over Covid protocols. We can all find faults and claim to have had ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


UK South Coast and Scottish Scenic Cruising

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have completed this second cruise on Borealis, so am writing this with some further thoughts. The embarkation was a bad experience since the arrival place had been changed from the exhibition centre to an entrance between the Arena and the Convention centre, but we were not told in advance. We embarked on a day when there were some extremely heavy showers, but needed to leave our hotel during ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Ship broke down in Portsmouth Ferry terminal

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Shinypurplestuff
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Borealis is a nice ship, and some areas have clearly been refurbished in few months that Fred Olsen have owned it. Our Ocean view room on deck 2 was clean, and the carpet was new. The shower flooded onto the floor every time we used it, so we created a dam with a spare towel to keep the water in. It didn't cause a particular problem for us, but we felt for the lady who had to service the room ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Liverpool to Portsmouth

Review for Borealis to Baltic Sea

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The new embarkation system due to COVID worked well (as described on the Liverpool Cruise terminal Website) and we moved on to the ship in about an hour. Perhaps too quickly as I timed our wait after the covid test was performed until we were sent to the shuttle coaches and it was exactly 20 minutes, rather than the 30 minutes normally advised by the NHS to get an accurate result for the lateral ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


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